Yearly Archives: 2016

A cold wind howls, stripping leaves off the trees, and the pathways through the forest are cloaked in fabled shadows.

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Hiking in the early morning cold of the Smokies yesterday with Jack. This guy loves being outside more than anything else.   In their everyday life, of being a domesticated pet, we can’t really appreciate their true nature and arsenal of abilities.   He treads lightly through the forest as he sneaks around trees, responds […]

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You can never tell what you’ll see in the blog area of my site. This is a documentary following urban explorer, Steve Duncan, into the underworld of New York.     UNDERCITY from Andrew Wonder on Vimeo.

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A little cemetery I came across during my walk through the woods. I need to shoot in the shadowlight more often, I think this was the first time I really noticed it.

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I was seeing something new. The time of day, when the sun is almost gone, and the surrounding mountains cast a deep shadow over the woods. My eyes were picking it up, but I couldn’t make the camera see it right away. Birds were chirping lightly up in the dwindling canopy, and the water was […]

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I hope he enjoys this and I’m not just dragging him along. I think he does. Sometimes, like on this day, he walked to the edge and looked out over the mountains on his own. 

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Early accounts from explorers that came into this region always had interesting things to say about it. “Regarding the Eastern Smokies, surveyors and authors alike agreed on one thing: the region was very remote and isolated. Arnold Guyot, for whom the mountain would later be named, himself said of the area, “neither the white man […]

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